Ten ATM Lessons Taught by Jeff Haller

Each of these lessons, taught by Feldenkrais Trainer Jeff Haller, supports us finding a way to improve how you utilize our skeleton to “cancel gravity” thus giving us a sense of lightness, ease of support, ability to move with freedom into other orientations, with a sense of autonomy and personal ease. More information and additional […]

AY452 Toward Japanese sitting

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 10 Reel 29, Track 3, Lesson 2 Duration of the recording: 32 minutes Synopsis Here is Alfons Grabher from Improving Ability doing a Fast Forward version: Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of the teaching In addition to the movements, what theme or ideas did the teacher focus […]

AY215 Supine, on all fours (walking)

Source Vol 5 (201-250) Reel 15, Track 1, Lesson 4 Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Here is Alfons Grabher from Improving Ability doing a Fast Forward version: Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of the teaching In addition to the movements, what theme or ideas did the teacher focus on Related […]

AY058 Transferring support while on the stomach

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 2 (51-100) Reel 4, Track 4, Lesson 3 Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Here is Alfons Grabher from Improving Ability doing a Fast Forward version: Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Focus of the teaching In addition to the movements, what theme or ideas did the teacher focus […]

AY048 And from here to the frog stand

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 1 (1-50) Reel 4, Track 2, Lesson 2 (according to Eva Laser https://www.somatik.se) Reel 4, Track 2, Lesson 2, Side B Synopsis As the title suggests, a series of movements that lead to a frog stand. Videos from SomaTonus Lesson Outline Sit. Soles of feet together. Lean on L leg behind. […]

AY050 Lowering the head

Source Alexander Yanai Volume 1 Reel 4, Track 2, Lesson 4, Side ? Synopsis This lesson involves spinal flexion and extension in a relatively large number of different positions, both symmetric and asymmetric. Positions include sitting, on all fours, kneeling, sphinx, semi reclined, inter alia. Lesson Outline Lower the head forwards, rounding the back; and […]

AY268 Hip Joints by way of lengthening

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 6 Reel 19, Track 1, Lesson 1 Synopsis Exploring space and movement (rotations) in each hip joint  through having the leg extended – on the floor, then in the air and pressing with the other (bent) leg. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Related ATMs AY269 Hip joints by […]

AY269 Hip Joints by way of lengthening continuation

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 6 Reel 19, Track 1, Lesson 2 Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Related ATMs AY268 Hip joints by way of lengthening. (Page 1823) AY270 Continuation, holding the knee. (Page 1837) Tag Hip/Pelvis Freedom Tag Abdominal-muscles Tag Pelvic clock Tag Protruding-abdomen Tag Pushing-heel-supine […]

AY265 Knees crossed sliding the foot side

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 6 Reel 18, Track 4, Lesson 3 Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Related ATMs Theme Coordinating Flexors and Extensors Tag Softening-chest Tag Twisting     Hoops: Fingers interlaced overhead: Resources This is Charlie Murdach teaching the “reminder” movement for this ATM: Share […]

AY251 Ankle Movements

Source Alexander Yanai Vol 6 Reel 18, Track 1, Lesson 2 Synopsis Write a couple of sentences. Lesson Outline Highly condensed outline of key movements Related ATMs Tag Ankle-freedom Tag Peg-between-big-toe-and-2nd Resources This is Charlie Murdach teaching the “reminder” movement for this ATM: Share Your Insights (ideas, principles, strategies, experiences, …) Add your thoughts about […]